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AAPI leaders around the country speak out against racist COVID-19 attacks

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow As many of us sit self-quarantined from COVID-19, we have watched, with horror, the latest strain of Trump’s racism spread throughout the ranks of the GOP, and into communities across the nation. However, our...

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Trump’s COVID-19 response reveals his racist core

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow The President continues to lay bare his unabashed racism and xenophobia throughout his poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis. Once again, in three separate tweets sent Wednesday morning, Donald Trump referred to the coronavirus...

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National AAAF and Tri-State AAAF endorse former Vice President Joe Biden

On the day of the Illinois, Arizona, and Florida primaries, the AAA Fund and Tri-State AAA Fund of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana endorse Joe Biden. Mr. Biden’s message of unity resonates with Americans across the country, and it is this...

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Democrats’ Super Tuesday turnout smashes records and expectations

Yesterday, March 3, 2020, Democratic voters flooded the polls to voice their opinions on who should lead the party. A spot of good news amid the chaos, Super Tuesday primaries broke turnout records across the country. Record numbers of...

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AAPI voters capture presidential campaigns’ attention

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow The early states wrapped up with South Carolina on Saturday, and we’re sprinting headlong into Super Tuesday. If you are a Super Tuesday voter, make a plan now to vote tomorrow! This huge bundle...

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The cruelty of public charge

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow On February 24, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security enacted their public charge rule, disproportionately striking fear into the lives of immigrants of color. Against the backdrop of hundreds of thousands of public comments,...

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AAAFund’s Statement on Department of Justice’s Denaturalization Program

The Department of Justice’s new section dedicated to seeking out and clawing back citizenship from naturalized Americans is one of the most alarming programs to come out of this White House. The board of the Asian American Action Fund...

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Four months of crazy: a reflection on my time in DC

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow It still feels surreal that my time in DC is officially behind me. As I hunker down in my apartment, overlooking a blustery Lake Michigan capped by solid, steel-gray sky, I’m just now starting...

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What does AAPI outreach look like to 2020 presidential hopefuls?

By Ally Mark, AAAF Fellow We’re about two debates and three years into 2020 now, and speeding at breakneck pace towards the Nevada primary (let’s not talk about Iowa, please). These next few states are unmistakably a critical time...

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AAAFund’s Top Posts of 2019

As we hurtle headlong into 2020, let’s take a moment to reflect back on last year’s work and growth. This work is not easy, but that’s what makes it so important. So join us for a little retrospective, because...

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